Implementation and assessment of a spiritual history taking curriculum in the first year of medical school.

@article{King2004ImplementationAA,
  title={Implementation and assessment of a spiritual history taking curriculum in the first year of medical school.},
  author={Dana E King and Amy Victoria Blue and Robert M Mallin and Carolyn C Thiedke},
  journal={Teaching and learning in medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={64-8}
}
BACKGROUND The Association of American Medical Colleges has recommended addressing spirituality in the medical curriculum. DESCRIPTION To evaluate the impact of a spiritual history-taking curriculum on the skills, knowledge, and attitudes of 1st year medical students. The study implemented a spiritual history-taking curriculum in the 1st year of medical school that included reading assignments, practice history taking, and standardized patient (SP) scenarios with spiritual content. It… CONTINUE READING